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Fri 07 Feb 1992

FYI: New MA Degree, Publications, Papers

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Message 1: New MA degree

Date: Thu, 06 Feb 92 11:28:24 GMNew MA degree
From: <Li.Weinewcastle.ac.uk>
Subject: New MA degree

The Department of Speech of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Great Brita
in, is launching a new Master of Arts (MA) degree in Sociolinguists and Biling
ualism, starting October, 1992. The course is nine months in length (October
to end of June) and is composed of modules covering areas such as structures a
nd varieties of present-day English, sociolinguistics, bilingualism and cross-
cultural communication, and field linguistics methodology. The course is asses
sed

 by a dissertation of between 5,000 to 10,000 words. Applicants should have a
good first degree in a relevant subject.
Enquiries: Professor Lesley Milroy (course tutor)
 Department of Speech
 University of Newcastle upon Tyne
 NE1 7RU
 Great Britain
 Telephone: +44 91 222 7388
 Fax: +44 91 261 1182
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Message 2: N.E.L.L. Publications

Date: Thu, 6 Feb 92 12:46:37 +01N.E.L.L. Publications
From: <noelBANRUC60.bitnet>
Subject: N.E.L.L. Publications


The following publications are now available from the
Nottingham English Language and Linguistics Research
Group:

In the series 'Monographs in Systemic Linguistics':

Gerald Parsons: A Comparative Study of the Writing of
Scientific Texts Focusing on Cohesion and Coherence.
(8.75 Pounds Sterling)

Kevin Nwogu: Discourse Variation in Medical Texts -
Schema, Theme and Cohesion in Professional and
Journalistic Accounts.
(9.75 Pounds Sterling)

Clara Calvo: Power Relations in Shakespeare -
A Discourse Stylistics Approach to Dramatic
Dialogue.
(8.25 Pounds Sterling)

In the series 'Reprints in Systemic Linguistics':

Margaret Berry: An Introduction to Systemic
Linguistics - Volume 1: Structures and Systems.
(8.50 Pounds Sterling)

Margaret Berry: An Introduction to Systemic
Linguistics - Volume 2: Levels and Links.
(8.50 Pounds Sterling)

Michael Hoey: On the Surface of Discourse.
(8.50 Pounds Sterling)

To order copies write to:

Hilary Hillier
Dept. of English Studies
The University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham
NG7 2RD
England

Fax: +44 602 420 825

Payment should be made by (1) a personal cheque
drawn on a British bank, (2) a Eurocheque or
(3) a postal money order, all payable in Sterling.
All other cheques or money orders are acceptable
only if the equivalent of 5 Pounds is added to
cover bank charges. Cheques or money orders should
be made payable to "Univ. of Nottingham/OPSL".
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Message 3: Call for papers: IJSL special issue

Date: Sun, 2 Feb 1992 15:25:11 GCall for papers: IJSL special issue
From: <DEVLIN_BDARWIN.NTU.EDU.AU>
Subject: Call for papers: IJSL special issue

A forthcoming special issue of the International Journal of
the Sociology of Language is being devoted to sociolinguistic
research on Aboriginal languages. The co-editors of this
issue will be Paul Black, Isaac Brown, Brian Devlin and
Stephen Harris.

Contributions are invited on any of the following topics:

A	Language and Aboriginal identity
B	Language and Aboriginal power
C	Language and Aboriginal education
D	Aboriginal language maintenance/revival/shift
E	Language and Aboriginal literacy
F	Language and justice in the courts for Aboriginal people

Concise research reports will be particularly welcome but
reviews of current books, surveys of the literature etc. will
also be considered.

Potential contributors are asked to submit a title and
abstract by 6 March 1992 to Dr B C Devlin, IJSL Special Issue
Co-editor, Faculty of Education, Northern Territory
University, PO Box 40146, Casuarina NT 0811; fax (089) 46
6151; phone: 46 6155; e-mail: devlin_bdarwin.ntu.edu.au.

A first draft of the submitted paper will need to be received
in New York by 5 June 1992 to be considered for inclusion.
Please send contributions to Dr B C Devlin, IJSL Special Issue
Co-editor, c/- Professor Joshua Fishman, Ferkauf Graduate
School of Psychology, 1300 Morris Park Avenue, Mazer Building
5th floor, Bronx New York 10461 USA; fax: (212) 430 3252

Hard-copy submissions should be double-spaced. Contributions
on disk (MS Word-Macintosh) will be gratefully received.


B C Devlin
Faculty of Education
Northern Territory University
Phone (until 4 April) W (089) 46 6155, H (089) 81 4807
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